Energise Sussex Coast is a community benefit co-operative. Our mission is to act co-operatively to tackle the climate crisis and energy injustice through community owned renewable power and energy saving schemes. Energise Sussex Coast provides a range of services including: Energy advice Installing community funded solar on community buildings
In 1961 the late Horace Quick (1891 – 1966), a local artist and wildlife enthusiast, gave Mallydams Wood to us so that the woodland could benefit wildlife. To help us carry out Horace’s wishes we built a small wildlife rehabilitation centre and, since the doors opened more than 50 years ago, over 35,000 sick, injured […]
Located on the Stade – food stalls, wines, music – check website for dates. Indulge in a mouth-watering weekend of delicious seafood and luscious wines at this spectacular festival. The festival site and the marquees on The Stade by the historic Net Huts showcase a range of food, wine and themed activities to tempt everyone […]
Range of veg from Stonelynk when in season. Fresh food・Great selection・Knowledgeable staff Local shop, lovely fresh fruit, veg, plants etc and tremendous value!
We transform difficult and derelict buildings into capped-rent homes and workspaces. We create affordable space for living, working, learning, leisure and community action. We squeeze our projects for maximum social impact for local people through life-changing opportunities (jobs, homes, enterprise support, training, social networks) and through place-shaping opportunities (influencing and making real changes in the […]
Our overall objective is to improve and enhance our existing environment by achieving a better standard of design for future developments in the area. Geographically our principal interest is development within Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, but also extends to significant issues within Bexhill, Battle, Rye and other areas of East Sussex.
We’re a plastic-free refill shop at 35 King’s Rd, open Wednesday – Sunday. Save your empties, everything can be wonderfilled! Opening Hours Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 Thursday 10:00 – 19:00 Friday 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 https://www.instagram.com/wonderfill.st.leonards/
Penbuckles Delicatessen in Hastings Old Town High Street is a foodie heaven! They sell regional, British and international artisan food. You’ll find a wide range of Sussex cheeses, pickles, sauces,eggs, juices, wine,biscuits etc. Monmouth Coffee, Olives et al, Kent & Sussex Tea, The Chichester Biltong Company and most famously Hastings Lemon Ketchup. TownCityCard members save 10% […]
Currently 10 members and always keen to have new members. Costs 40 pounds a year to join with agreement to work at least 4 hours a month on the site. Friendly, communal environment where all learn from each other. Sarah and Stephen have been tenant farmers at Upper Wilting Farm since 1987. In 2008, Sarah […]
A family owned and run farm shop incorporating locally produced fresh meats. Redlands Farm Shop at Horam near Heathfield, Sussex is a farm shop in the true sense, for owners Ali and Henk raise lamb, beef and chickens the traditional way right there at Redlands Farm. Pork is sourced from a highly trusted local farmer. […]
Apply online, average cost is 45.50 per year. There are two inspections of the sites a year to check if being cultivated – if not, you can lose your site. There are numerous allotments sites throughout Hastings and they remain as popular as ever. In this section you can find out about how to apply […]
Freshly cut joints and chops or steaks cut as you require to your specifications of quantity and quality. Our shop is well known for sourcing locally fed and reared meat products – notably rare breeds beef, lamb and pork, from these, Arcade Butchers create a vast range of hand-crafted products – from award-winning sausages, burgers, […]
Nude Food offers products from time to time at The Crown in the Old Town, Hastings. Please refer to their Facebook page for details. Facebook Opening Times: Thursday : 11.00am – 1.00pm Green Goddess Refill Venue. Zero-waste, plastic-free, food and household goods to support your plastic-free lifestyle. Contact them directly for more information or head down […]
Orchard trees were planted by Brighton Permaculture Trust (Stepfan and Robbie); HBC Officers Chris Wilken and Nick Hennessy; and TCV members Alex and Owen on Sunday 21st February 2021. The group plans to develop a local species, wildflower meadow and wildlife-friendly creative activities.
As beekeepers we love our hobby – for some it is a business, to most it is a pastime for the care of honeybees and enjoying nature 🙂 We belong to a divisional body called the British Beekeepers Association so that we can, as a group, provide our members with support, education opportunities, legal guidance, insurance and […]
getcomposting.com works with councils across the UK to deliver great value composting products. Straight, Blackwall and Rainsaver branded water butts, bins, caddies and composters are all proudly manufactured in a UK factory.
We’re a community dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves, beaches and wildlife. We fight long and hard to protect what we love and we won’t stop until it’s completely clean, safe and protected for everyone, forever. From humble beginnings in Porthtowan Village Hall in 1990, we’ve stayed close to our roots and continue to […]
These volunteer-run groups support our work by organising a diverse range of grass-roots activities. Ranging from speaker and fundraising events to film screenings and coffee mornings, these activities raise awareness and interest in the work of the United Nations at a local level across the country.
Women-only bike rides HSBC UK Breeze offers fun, free bike rides for women of all abilities across the UK. #TogetherWeRide It doesn’t matter if you’re keeping fit, young at heart, wise beyond your years, or baffled by gears. Every woman is welcome on an HSBC UK Breeze ride. You’ll discover new places to ride. Gain […]
Located right on the beach in Warrior Square, St Leonard’s on Sea, Goat Ledge is a community café serving locally caught Fish baps, Delectable Cakes, Ice Creams, Waffles and Hot drinks. We also serve beer, wine and cocktails. Check Social Media for exact open/close hours. https://www.facebook.com/goatledge https://www.instagram.com/goatledge/
HOLLYPARK ORGANICS are a Food Hygiene Agency registered producer and supplier of Raw Milk in HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX. Farm gate sales of organic umpasteurised milk, yoghurt and kefir (phone to arrange order and collections Sat/Sun only.
Ore Community Land Trust seeks to protect land in the Upper Ore Valley to save and enhance urban woodland and green space for community use and to protect animal habitat. We, therefore, campaign against development plans that would threaten the environment of the Valley. We also support positive regeneration plans and put forward ideas for […]
Poverty just loves to destroy lives. It breaks families apart, isolates people from friends and family, shatters confidence and drives many to think that suicide is the only way out. UK poverty is real, with millions locked in its miserable grip. We’re not prepared to sit back and let it wreak havoc across our nation. […]
We are an independent charity dedicated to giving disadvantaged children the literacy skills they need to succeed. We work to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK’s poorest communities, where one in three people have literacy problems. Because low literacy is intergenerational, we focus our work on families, young people and […]
This is a self-managed site managed by the Marina Allotment Association. Please email the site secretary for cost details.
Low Waste Sussex is a fledgling initiative designed to support people in taking practical steps towards a more sustainable, environmentally friendly lifestyle.
A ‘connective’ of people who through our individual work, and projects we do together, inform and celebrate with the wider public the value of trees, wood and woodlands through creative and experiential methods (art, craft, music, bushcraft, story, play, activities and opportunities to learn new skills). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/woodpeopleconnective/
There have been Hastings fishermen and fishmongers in our family since the 1800s, including such evocatively named local legends as Spreader Benton, Hardy Fullager, Dickie Gannon and Lizzie Rich. Our grandma Polly Gannon used to push a fish cart seven miles from Hastings to Bexhill and back again every day before our parents Albert & […]
The community garden at St Leonards Warrior Square, started in January 2016, is our first growing project in the area. We’re very excited to be transforming the environment around the station and getting local residents working and growing together. Landscape architect and artist Julia Hilton created a garden design and we have received generous support from the […]
The core of our business is a fully equiped workshop. Our bicycle service is high quality at a fair price. We can build wheels, get frames painted and enjoy custom builds. We’re loving electric bikes and do e-bike conversions. We sell fully serviced used bicycles and hold a wide range of bicycle components and accessories. We aim for functional, durable and reliable products at a reasonable cost.
The Bridge Community Centre is open to all and based in Ore, in Hastings, East Sussex.
Set in one of Hastings’ most handsome Regency buildings, The Wellington Health & Wellbeing Centre is one of Sussex’s finest venues for wellness. The welcoming centre offers a holistic approach to wellbeing, bringing together a team of top practitioners to offer a wide choice of complementary alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and more. The Centre […]
People who like to swim in the sea in Hastings & St Leonards. No single regular activity at a set time or day of the week. Relies on posts from most active individuals to advertise days, times and locations. Just join if you want to find out who is doing what, where and when. The […]
Fresh fish has been landed from the Stade in Hastings Old Town for over one thousand years. Hastings has the largest beach-launched fleet in Europe and fishermen use sustainable practices such as adapting their nets and fishing patterns to the fish that are in the local area and using safe fishing methods to help maintain […]
Specialising in traditionally reared free range Oxford Sandy and Black pigs (rare old breed). They live outdoors their whole life. Reared to order. Online orders only via Instagram or Facebook page Instagram @heritagebreedmeats Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dehavillandsheritagebreedmeats
V.J Game We pride ourselves on providing fresh, high quality produce which is lovingly crafted by our Master Butcher, Derek. With stock ranging from Venison, Wild Boar, Rabbits and Guinea Fowl, we are also able to supply game birds dependent on the season. Due to the nature of our business all stock is seasonal, however, we will always do our best to […]
Rock House is a showcase scheme, blending living, working and community space for both local people and newcomers to Hastings. The space fosters creative enterprise, has generated jobs and self-employment, and is continually contributing to the changing image and reality of Hastings as a place to visit, live and work.
KINGS ROAD STREET MARKET RETURNS, from Saturday 4th April 2020, 10am-4pm and running all year, including St Leonards Festival in June and St Leonards Frost Fair in November. Entertainment, street food, produce, craft stalls and much more. If you are interested in trading at Kings Road or at another of our events head over to […]
We want our Sussex to be a home for nature’s recovery. A place where people and wildlife can thrive together, where people can enjoy nature and the health and wellbeing benefits it provides. We believe that nature is too important to lose We are a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. […]
A regular street market selling locally produced items and unique gifts has re-opened for the New Year following a short break after the festive period. Hailsham Street Market stalls are setting up pitch in Vicarage Field from 8.30am to 3pm every Saturday commencing 5th January, and items on sale include fresh fruit and vegetables, sausages, crafts and […]
The Buddy Project is taking shape and growing every day. Volunteers have been carrying out ad hoc buddying activities with the newly arriving Syrian families, and in doing so, forming close and friendly relationships. The refugees usually arrive directly from refugee camps and arrive here with nothing. The Buddies help to prepare a new home […]
Love Hastings is a not-for-profit business working on behalf of the levy payers to improve the town centre for residents, visitors and businesses in Hastings and manage the BID. The aims are to reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the town, provide a voice and support for town centre businesses and lever in more […]
Hastings Beach – White Rock Road Beachwatch organisers There can be up to three organisers per beach section. Below will show you how many are currently signed up as one of the organisers for this survey section. This beach has organisers for the following beach clean/survey type(s): Beachwatch (all year round) If you wish to join in […]
A campaign to install 1066 solar roofs to win the battle against climate change and make energy more affordable for residents appeals to everyone. The campaign aims: Local generation of renewable energy. Local ownership for community benefit. Affordable energy through lower price of locally generated energy, innovative finance (buying clubs etc) and energy efficiency measures. […]